• Southern head coach Eric Dooley dishes on summer progress of Jags

    Southern head coach Eric Dooley dishes on summer progress of Jags
    Southern Head Coach Eric Dooley spoke at the Baton Rouge Rotary on Wednesday discussing a number of topics ranging from his teams summer conditioning to his father manifesting him become the head coach of the Jaguars. Dooley also made sure to invite the attendees to the Bluff to see a game, as he suspected there were a number of LSU fans in attendance who may have never been to Mumford Stadium on a Saturday in the fall.Southern will open their season against Florida Memorial at home on
  • Career success Storey: WBRZ salesman Steve Storey retiring after more than four decades in TV

    Career success Storey: WBRZ salesman Steve Storey retiring after more than four decades in TV
    BATON ROUGE – Forty-five years is a long time to spend in one job anywhere, but in the world of television, nearly five decades isn’t just a long time, it’s even more than a lifetime.  And it’s why, after hundreds of clients, countless hours of news stories and millions of people answering his advertisements, WBRZ account executive Steve Storey is retiring.Storey is the life of any party and is often the life of station gatherings.  This
  • Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court

    Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court.The 51-year-old Jackson is the court’s 116th justice and she took the place Thursday of the justice she once worked for. Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement took effect at noon.Moments later, joined by her family, Jackson recited the two oaths required of Supreme Court justices, one administered
  • Artificial reef deployed in Grand Bayou Reservoir

    Artificial reef deployed in Grand Bayou Reservoir
    COUSHATTA - An artificial reef has been established in the Grand Bayou Reservoir with the hope of providing new habitats for deep-water fish. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced Thursday morning the reef is composed of nine different structures made of concrete, recycled gas pipe, and sweet gum trees. The trees, LDWF says, will attract fish and promote algae growth, while the plastic will maintain the structure for a long time.LDWF hopes the artificial reef will help pro
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  • Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions

    Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global war
  • Four facing charges, including federal charges, for involvement in deaths of 53 migrants

    Four facing charges, including federal charges, for involvement in deaths of 53 migrants
    SAN ANTONIO - Four people are facing charges and two face the possibility of the death penalty for responsibility in what is the "deadliest human smuggling incident in history," one Homeland Security agent told CNN.Homero Zamorano Jr., 45, is the alleged driver of the trailer that carried over 60 people, 53 of whom died from heat exhaustion and dehydration. Public records show Zamorano has a lengthy criminal record dating back to the 1990s, and he is facing a charge of involvement in human smug
  • Two men arrested in separate DWI incidents on St. Martin Parish waters

    Two men arrested in separate DWI incidents on St. Martin Parish waters
    ST. MARTIN PARISH - Two men were arrested June 25 for operating boats while intoxicated in separate parish waters. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries booked both Orlando Terracina, 54, of Thibodaux and Lester Boudreaux Jr., 45, of Sorrento into the Morgan City Jail on DWI charges. The arrests come during a time when drownings are at an all-time high. Agents have responded to 19 drownings so far in 2022—26 were reported during the entirety of 2021.LDWF war
  • Loose kangaroo bewilders residents in EBR; roaming animal wrangled by law enforcement

    Loose kangaroo bewilders residents in EBR; roaming animal wrangled by law enforcement
    ZACHARY - A social media post showing a kangaroo wandering around parts of East Baton Rouge Parish left some residents confused.A post on Facebook showed the animal standing near a group of mailboxes on Port Hudson-Pride Road The Zachary Police Department said the photos that circulated on social media Wednesday were authentic and that law enforcement had corralled the animal by Thursday morning.Though the animal's been captured, it's unclear whether the kangaroo belongs to someone nearby, or i
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  • Kangaroo spotted in Zachary ditch leaves neighbors bewildered

    Kangaroo spotted in Zachary ditch leaves neighbors bewildered
    ZACHARY - A social media post showing a kangaroo walking around freely left nearby residents confused.A post in a local Facebook group showed pictures of the animal standing near a group of mailboxes on Port Hudson-Pride Road. It's unclear if the kangaroo belongs to someone living nearby, or if it just happens to be a very lost marsupial.Permalink| Comments
  • Tickets for 49th annual Bayou Classic on sale now

    Tickets for 49th annual Bayou Classic on sale now
    NEW ORLEANS - Tickets for the Thanksgiving weekend staple, the Bayou Classic, are now on sale.The game between Grambling and Southern Universities will take place Saturday, November 26 in the Ceasars Superdome. Tickets for all seating levels will be available with prices starting at $16.Tickets are also available for the Battle of the Bands and the Greek Show on Friday, November 25.For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Bayou Classic website here.Permalink| Comments
  • Alabama authorities searching for man who shot two sheriff's deputies

    Alabama authorities searching for man who shot two sheriff's deputies
    BIBB COUNTY, Ala. - A manhunt is underway as officials search for a man who allegedly shot two sheriff's deputies during a chase. Deputies reported Wednesday afternoon following the shooting that Austin Patrick, 26, is armed and dangerous, with a lengthy criminal record. Patrick shot the two deputies in the pursuit of a vehicle Patrick had stolen. It is unclear where Patrick was heading after he fled. Officials have not released the condition of the deputies who were shot.&
  • Yellowstone bison gores Colorado man, causes arm injury

    Yellowstone bison gores Colorado man, causes arm injury
    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A Colorado man who Yellowstone National Park officials say got too close to a bison was thrown by the animal while trying to get himself and a child away from danger.The 34-year-old man from Colorado Springs was walking with his family near Giant Geyser in the Old Faithful area on Monday when a bull bison charged the group, park officials said.A video of the encounter posted on social media appeared to show the man was behind the bison when it ch
  • Kirby Smith demolition on track to be complete by end of summer

    Kirby Smith demolition on track to be complete by end of summer
    BATON ROUGE - The leveling of Kirby Smith is still in process and is set to be finished by the end of summer, right in time for school to start in the fall. “The demolition is in phases, and so typically it will be the top quadrant down to the 6th floor and then they’ll move to the other side, so it looks like a patchwork quilt at times," said Catherine David, Assistant Director of Residential Life at LSU.The piece-by-piece demolition of the iconic dormitory is on t
  • Legislators find no clear answer after discussion on new regulations for voting systems

    Legislators find no clear answer after discussion on new regulations for voting systems
    BATON ROUGE- After an hours-long hearing Wednesday, Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin will write new rules about how you can cast a vote.The commission decided that Ardoin should make both electronic and paper ballots an option at the polls."Just because its paper, don't think we won't have issues," Rep. Sam Jenkins said.Jenkins pointed out the months-long decision in the Bush v. Gore election. Other members were dead-set on more issues coming from electronic systems."I can't support anything that
  • CATS board votes to oust former CEO amid Investigative Unit reports

    CATS board votes to oust former CEO amid Investigative Unit reports
    BATON ROUGE - The CATS board voted 7-2 Wednesday to oust former CEO Bill Deville who was removed from his position in April, but kept on the payroll. The CATS board scheduled an emergency meeting to determine Deville's future after he was removed as CEO following a WBRZ Investigative Unit report earlier this year.The meeting comes amid investigative reporting from WBRZ's Chris Nakamoto on the bus system. Earlier in 2022, Nakamoto and WBRZ exposed several controversies at the bus system
  • Louisiana's AG warns doctors against performing abortions

    Louisiana's AG warns doctors against performing abortions
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s attorney general on Wednesday warned doctors against performing abortions, despite a judge’s order blocking the state from enforcing its ban on the procedure.In a letter to the Louisiana State Medical Society, Attorney General Jeff Landry said that the state judge’s Monday order blocking enforcement “has limited reach” and abortion has been a crime since Friday’s decision givin
  • 3 arrested in multi-agency drug bust Wednesday

    3 arrested in multi-agency drug bust Wednesday
    ZACHARY - Three people were arrested Wednesday after a months-long investigation into a meth dealer in Zachary.According to the Zachary Police Department, 35-year-old Ashley Chaney was dealing drugs and being helped by 33-year-old Kailey Bourriague.Investigators got a search warrant for Chaney's Zachary home and another residence in Baker, where they believed drugs were being sold and stashed.Wednesday, Zachary and Baker police officers and deputies from East Feliciana and West Feliciana execut
  • Admitting privileges issue revived at abortion clinics

    Admitting privileges issue revived at abortion clinics
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge refused Wednesday to immediately reinstate a law requiring that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.That law was blocked in 2017 by a the judge, who said it illegally affected a woman’s right to an abortion. The state argues that Friday’s Supreme Court ruling reversing the right to abortion means the law can be enforced.U.S. District Judge John deGravelles said he would not take immediate a
  • R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex-trafficking case

    R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex-trafficking case
    NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his superstardom to subject young fans — some just children — to systematic sexual abuse.The singer and songwriter, 55, was convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking last year at a trial that gave voice to accusers who had once wondered if their stories were being ignored because they were Black women.U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly imposed the sentence after hearing
  • Coast Guard called to high-seas brawl after fighting erupts on cruise ship

    Coast Guard called to high-seas brawl after fighting erupts on cruise ship
    The U.S. Coast Guard had to escort a cruise ship back to shore after a melee broke out among its passengers in international waters.Officials said the fight, which involved up to 60 people, erupted around 5:20 a.m. on a Carnival cruise ship bound for New York. The fight reportedly stemmed from an argument that unfolded on the ship's dance floor.The cruise ship ultimately landed in Manhattan as scheduled. "Last night while Carnival Magic was returning to New York, a number of guests wer
  • Allegations of cheating led to massive brawl aboard cruise ship, reports say

    Allegations of cheating led to massive brawl aboard cruise ship, reports say
    The U.S. Coast Guard had to escort a cruise ship back to shore after a melee broke out among its passengers in international waters.Officials said the fight, which involved up to 60 people, erupted around 2 a.m. on a Carnival cruise ship bound for New York.Theresa James, a travel agent who reportedly witnessed the brawl, told FOX News the initial argument stemmed from allegations of cheating involving a threesome that apparently happened on the ship. James said beer bottles were smashed and peo
  • Package delivery location frustrates homeowner, boxes damaged or stolen

    Package delivery location frustrates homeowner, boxes damaged or stolen
    BATON ROUGE - One woman's frustration is boiling over after her parcels have repeatedly been destroyed by weather, stolen, or left at her mailbox for hours.Diane Radcliffe says for the past couple of years, her FedEx deliveries have been placed at the curb, leaning against her mailbox instead of at her front door. She isn't sure why the delivery location changed, but is frustrated that the items she orders online are seemingly left at the curb for anyone to take."I'm just extremely frustrated,"
  • La. unemployment office's website offline after nationwide malware attack

    La. unemployment office's website offline after nationwide malware attack
    BATON ROUGE - A state webpage used to submit unemployment claims was taken down Wednesday after the company that runs it was targeted in an apparent hack.The Louisiana Workforce Commission said Wednesday afternoon that efforts to restore the page were ongoing. The state said the outage affects nearly 11,000 people currently filing continued claims for unemployment in Louisiana.Up to 40 states with websites run by the same company, Geographic Solutions, are currently affected by the malware atta
  • Entergy lineworker rushes to help mom rescue choking child

    Entergy lineworker rushes to help mom rescue choking child
    TANGIPAHOA PARISH - An Entergy worker raced to help when he saw a woman trying to stop her child from choking. According to new details Entergy released Tuesday, Jacob Crawford and a co-worker were on their way back from a job when they saw a car stop abruptly and a woman exit the driver's seat to try and get her child from the back. Crawford realized the woman was in distress and parked next to her, hurrying to help. He saw the child was choking and quickly took over to perfo
  • Southern University's Dancing Dolls featured in upcoming ESPN special

    Southern University's Dancing Dolls featured in upcoming ESPN special
    BATON ROUGE - The Fabulous Dancing Dolls, Southern University' famous dance team, is taking fans behind the scenes in an upcoming series from ESPN.ESPN announced that the Fabulous Dancing Dolls are going to be the spotlight of the series Why Not Us: Southern Dance on the network's streaming service, ESPN+.The team has performed with the university marching band for over 50 years, and the series will highlight the journey of those on the team at the Baton Rouge HBCU.? @andscape presents
  • Police responding to reported shooting at restaurant along Millerville Road

    Police responding to reported shooting at restaurant along Millerville Road
    BATON ROUGE - Police are responding to a reported shooting at a restaurant along Millerville Road. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, officers went to the shooting at Freddy's Frozen Custard shortly before 10 p.m. This is a developing story. Permalink| Comments
  • At least one person hurt in shooting at restaurant along Millerville Road

    At least one person hurt in shooting at restaurant along Millerville Road
    BATON ROUGE - At least one person was hurt in a shooting Wednesday night at a restaurant along Millerville Road. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, officers went to the shooting at Freddy's Frozen Custard shortly before 10 p.m. Officers said the injuries appear to be non-life-threatening. This is a developing story. Permalink| Comments
  • FBI opens sweeping probe of clergy sex abuse in New Orleans

    FBI opens sweeping probe of clergy sex abuse in New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The FBI has opened a widening investigation into sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in New Orleans going back decades, a rare federal foray into such cases looking specifically at whether priests took children across state lines to molest them, officials and others familiar with the inquiry told The Associated Press.More than a dozen alleged abuse victims have been interviewed this year as part of the probe that’s exploring among other charges whether
  • Reported gunfire prompts police response on Prescott Road

    Reported gunfire prompts police response on Prescott Road
    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating reports of gunfire on Prescott Road on Wednesday morning.The shooting was reported near 5011 Prescott Road, near the intersection of North Foster Drive. The Baton Rouge Police Department told WBRZ there are no reported victims at this time.This is a developing story.Permalink| Comments
  • Reported gunfire prompts police response on Prescott Avenue

    Reported gunfire prompts police response on Prescott Avenue
    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating reports of gunfire on Prescott Avenue on Wednesday morning.The shooting was reported near 5011 Prescott Avenue, near the intersection of North Foster Drive. It is unclear if anyone was hurt.This is a developing story.Permalink| Comments
  • Police investigating reported gunfire outside Hooters in Baton Rouge

    Police investigating reported gunfire outside Hooters in Baton Rouge
    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a shopping center near I-10 after gunshots were reported in the parking lot Tuesday.The Baton Rouge Police Department said the gunfire was reported around 4 p.m. Tuesday outside Hooters on Corporate Boulevard. According to police, it appeared no one was hurt.Officers did not immediately say what led to the gunfire, but witnesses reported seeing a confrontation in the parking lot moments before shots were heard. An investigation into the incident is ong
  • Police investigating gunfire at Corporate Boulevard shopping center

    Police investigating gunfire at Corporate Boulevard shopping center
    BATON ROUGE - Police responded to a shopping center near I-10 after gunshots were reported in the parking lot Tuesday.The Baton Rouge Police Department said the gunfire was initially reported around 4 p.m. Tuesday outside Hooters on Corporate Boulevard. According to police, it appeared no one was hurt.Photos showed police setting up crime scene tape outside the Firehouse Subs at that same shopping center.Officers did not immediately say what led to the gunfire, but witnesses reported seeing a c
  • R&B hitmaker R. Kelly due in court for sex abuse sentencing

    R&B hitmaker R. Kelly due in court for sex abuse sentencing
    NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly faces the possibility of a quarter-century or more in prison when he is sentenced Wednesday in a federal sex trafficking case in New York.A jury found Kelly, 55, guilty of racketeering and other counts last year at a trial that was seen as a signature moment in the #MeToo movement.Outrage over Kelly’s sexual misconduct with young women and children was fueled in part by the widely watched docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,&rdq
  • National EMS Academy announces training class dates to combat responder shortage

    National EMS Academy announces training class dates to combat responder shortage
    LOUISIANA - Dates have been announced for upcoming training classes led by Acadian Ambulance and the National EMS Academy. “These classes allow us to keep our ranks filled, which is vital to our company’s success,” said Director of the National EMS Academy Taylor Richard. “Hosting these variations of classes are not only allowing us to fill our open positions, but they are contributing to helping alleviate the national EMS shortage.”Acc
  • Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

    Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein
    NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls.The stiff sentence was a victory for a group of women who spent years fighting for justice after an earlier generation of prosecutors failed to pursue the predatory power couple.Epstein, who killed himself in 2019 while awaiting trial, sexually abused
  • New bill sets tiered risk system for juvenile offenders, aims to secure facilities

    New bill sets tiered risk system for juvenile offenders, aims to secure facilities
    BATON ROUGE - Juvenile offenders will be sorted into appropriate facilities based on a new tiered risk system signed into law June 18. The new system, set by Senate Bill 323 or Act 693, will sort juveniles into three categories—low, moderate, and high risk—based on an assessment that will be done when they are taken into custody with the Office of Juvenile Justice. This assessment will analyze several factors, including age, sex, aggressive tendencies, and whether t
  • Closed since 2016 flood, Baker High School on track to return next year

    Closed since 2016 flood, Baker High School on track to return next year
    BAKER - After six years of waiting and students having to share space at the middle school, Baker High School is finally on track to be reborn."It's going to make our students feel like they're cared for," school board member Joyce Burges said.Baker's School Board finally selected a contractor to move ahead with the project after delaying the vote several times. The biggest setback, however, was finding funding.
    "It was money. We tried different sources to obtain the funds, and those were just
  • Chemical spill closes I-12 off ramp at O'Neal Lane

    Chemical spill closes I-12 off ramp at O'Neal Lane
    BATON ROUGE - A chemical spill on the side of the I-12 off-ramp at O'Neal Lane stopped traffic in the area Tuesday afternoon. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, muratic acid leaked out of a container in a truck heading to Akers. Fire officials said muratic acid is a corrosive and there is no danger to the public. The ramp will be open when the spill is cleaned. Permalink| Comments
  • Amid multiple secret BRPD internal investigations, department angry over officers 'leaking' information

    Amid multiple secret BRPD internal investigations, department angry over officers 'leaking' information
    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police released a terse statement late Tuesday, hours after WBRZ revealed a secret investigation within the department focused on a cop who is accused of trying to sell drug case information to a drug dealer.WBRZ first reported on the investigation earlier Tuesday.  Tuesday evening, Baton Rouge Police issued a blanket statement to news outlets outlining a series of internal probes focused on police officers and possible wrongdoing.  The depa
  • Livingston Parish announces plan to expand Juban Road

    Livingston Parish announces plan to expand Juban Road
    BATON ROUGE - It's another sign of growth in Livingston Parish.“Cook Rd. extension was the first new road that we’ve done in the parish in well over 100+ years. So, this will be our second one so I think the parish is doing pretty well right now," Parish President Layton Ricks said.After years of planning, an extension will be added to Juban Road North between US 190 and Lockhart Road. It's something Ricks says parish leaders have been talking about since 2008.The small, 1.1
  • Sports2-a-Days: Woodlawn Panthers

    Sports2-a-Days: Woodlawn Panthers
    BATON ROUGE - When it comes to Woodlawn, it all starts at the quarterback position with Purdue commit Ricky Collins."Ricky is one of the more sought after quarterbacks in the nation right now. So it's always good to have that trigger man back," said head coach Marcus Randall. But the Panthers don't want to be a one trick pony, wanting to pound the rock as much as they air it out."A lot of people know that we can throw it and probably would be looking for us to throw it. So, we definite
  • Wildlife and Fisheries say drownings are trending this summer

    Wildlife and Fisheries say drownings are trending this summer
    LIVINGSTON PARISH- Wildlife and Fisheries say there were 26 boating fatalities last year. So far this year, they are at 19."About a week ago we had a Hispanic male that drowned in the Virgin Canal about two miles from this location here," Sgt. Randy Lanoux said.Lanoux says, in his region, he has seen 7 drownings. The most recent deaths happened this week."The prevailing conditions, just like in this incident this weekend, change dramatically within a matter of minutes. You have to be prepared f
  • Wildlife and Fisheries say drownings are trending high this summer

    Wildlife and Fisheries say drownings are trending high this summer
    LIVINGSTON PARISH- Wildlife and Fisheries say there were 26 boating fatalities last year. So far this year, they are at 19."About a week ago we had a Hispanic male that drowned in the Virgin Canal about two miles from this location here," Sgt. Randy Lanoux said.Lanoux says, in his region, he has seen 7 drownings. The most recent deaths happened this week."The prevailing conditions, just like in this incident this weekend, change dramatically within a matter of minutes. You have to be prepared f
  • La. wildlife agents seeing an increase in drownings this summer

    La. wildlife agents seeing an increase in drownings this summer
    LIVINGSTON PARISH - Just halfway through 2022, the number of drownings in Louisiana waterways is already on track to surpass last year's count.The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said there were 26 boating fatalities last year. So far this year, they're at 19."About a week ago we had a Hispanic male that drowned in the Diversion Canal about two miles from this location here," Sgt. Randy Lanoux said.Lanoux says, in his region, he has seen 7 drownings. The most recent deaths happen
  • Teenager shot on North Harco Drive

    Teenager shot on North Harco Drive
    BATON ROUGE - A teenager was hurt in a shooting on North Harco Drive near South Choctaw Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities said the teenager was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Baton Rouge police officers are investigating the shooting. Permalink| Comments
  • One person hurt in shooting on North Harco Drive

    One person hurt in shooting on North Harco Drive
    BATON ROUGE - One person was hurt in a shooting on North Harco Drive near South Choctaw Drive on Tuesday afternoon. Authorities said the person was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Baton Rouge police officers are investigating the shooting. Permalink| Comments
  • License plate mix-up discovered months after car purchase

    License plate mix-up discovered months after car purchase
    ST. GABRIEL - For the past six months, a man in Ascension Parish has been driving around in a vehicle with the wrong license plate. Carl Roubique recently found out about it after he got a call from the dealership where he bought it from. Turns out, he's not the only one."A lady called and she asked me if I had the right license plate," Roubique said. "I said, yeah, I'm sure."Why would he have a reason not to? It wasn't until he pulled out his vehicle registration from the glove compartment did
  • U.S. Supreme Court Justices nix 2nd majority Black district in Louisiana for 2022

    U.S. Supreme Court Justices nix 2nd majority Black district in Louisiana for 2022
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday put on hold a lower court ruling that Louisiana must draw new congressional districts before the 2022 elections to increase Black voting power.With the three liberal justices dissenting, the high court short-circuited an order from a federal judge to create a second majority Black congressional district in Louisiana.The state will hold elections this year under a congressional map adopted by its Republican-dominated legislature with white
  • Man arrested after allegedly killing woman in New Orleans, shooting police officer in Tenn.

    Man arrested after allegedly killing woman in New Orleans, shooting police officer in Tenn.
    NEW ORLEANS - A man was arrested Wednesday morning after killing a woman in New Orleans and shooting a police officer in Tennessee.According to the New Orleans Police Department, 33-year-old BJ Brown was wanted for the murder of a woman Monday along Iberville Street.Brown then traveled to Erin, Tenn., where he shot a police officer during a traffic stop and then ran into the woods, authorities said.According to Erin Police Chief Mark Moore, the officer is in stable condition with non-life-threa
  • Authorities looking for man who allegedly killed woman in New Orleans, shot police officer in Tenn.

    Authorities looking for man who allegedly killed woman in New Orleans, shot police officer in Tenn.
    NEW ORLEANS - A man is wanted for killing a woman in New Orleans and shooting a police officer in Tennessee.According to the New Orleans Police Department, 33-year-old BJ Brown is wanted for the murder of a woman Monday along Iberville Street.Brown then traveled to Erin, Tenn., where he shot a police officer during a traffic stop and then ran into the woods, authorities said.According to Erin Police Chief Mark Moore, the officer is in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.Permalin

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